Tag: teen health

Large Majority Of Teen Dating Violence Victims Are Female, Says Study

Not only is teen dating violence common, but it can also be deadly. Most of the victims are females with crimes perpetrated by men older than them, according to a new study.

Public Health April 17, 2019

Contraceptive Use Lowers Teen Pregnancy In The US: Why It Matters

A CDC report reveals a sharp decline in teen pregnancy because of contraceptive use. Learn why efforts to prevent adolescent pregnancy are important to save lives.

Feature | Health June 24, 2017

Here's How Much Sleep Your Child Should Get

An expert panel has released the first sleep guideline for children and teens. Experts believe that having enough hours of sleep is important in ensuring the best health for kids.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 14, 2016

Flirting With Danger: Teens As Young As 13 Using Dating App Tinder

More teens, as young as 13, are using the Tinder dating app compared to adults aged 35 and older, one survey shows. This finding has raised concerns about teenagers' exposure to online sexual predators.

Apps/Software April 12, 2016

This Indiana Teen Refused To Calculate Her BMI For School Homework, And She Has A Good Reason Why

An eighth grader from Indiana pens an essay why she did not do her homework, which asks her to measure her body mass index (BMI). The teen points out that BMI measures body fatness but does not compute body composition.

Life April 7, 2016

Authorities Say Texas High School Plagued With STD Outbreak

Authorities reported that there are 20 cases of chlamydia diagnosed at a small high school in West Texas. The school, which is one of the schools around the Crane Independent School District, has around 300 enrolled students.

Life May 4, 2015

Teen Tragically Dies After Eating A Stack Of Pancakes

A Minnesota teen has died after suffering a severe allergic reaction after eating pancakes.

Internet Culture March 13, 2015

Post-Concussion Bed Rest Best Kept to a Minimum

Adolescent concussion patients were studied, and the research revealed long periods of rest following such an injury may do more harm than good.

Life January 5, 2015

Football Players End One Season with Brain Changes, Regardless of Concussions

High school football players could experience brain damage, even if they do not experience concussions, a conclusion reached by watching water flow in the brain.

Life December 3, 2014

Doctors want more sleep for teeners, schools should start no earlier than 8:30 a.m.

A sleepy teen actually needs help. Doctors consider lack of sleep a health crisis, call for later start times for schools to help teens get more Z’s.

Life August 25, 2014

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